- Our list of the best things to do in West Chicago, Illinois, features the top 720 nearby activities — including 276 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- West Chicago, IL has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Amusement, Entertainment & Shows, and Sports & Fitness.
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1161 SPECIAL GROUPON DEAL: Up to 52% Off Admission at Aerial Adventures Lake Geneva
302 Townline Rd., Lake Geneva, WI 53147 MoreLess Info
The primary focus of Aerial Adventures is on zip line tours near Lake Geneva. The company also has rope courses, climbing walls, free fall quick jumps, and team building experiences.
Affiliated with Indiana University Northwest, Theatre Northwest presents a seasonally changing slate of dramatic productions put on by primarily University students. The theater also hosts visiting performers ranging from orchestras to lecturers.
81% 36 votes
7602 Rock Valley Parkway, Loves Park, IL 61111 MoreLess Info
A family-oriented entertainment park, Volcano Falls Adventure Park has a variety of activities for both children and adults. Among them are Lazer Tag and Maze, miniature golf, single, double and kiddie go-carts, an arcade, and batting cages.
90% 20 votes
100 West Lafayette Street, Ottawa, IL 61350 MoreLess Info
The Reddick Mansion and Gardens are a historic house and grounds that date back before the Civil War. Managed by a local non-profit, tours through the restored building, rooms, and gardens are offered by reservation throughout the year.
As an indoor rollerskating rink, Paramount Roller Skating Arena provides inline and standard skate rentals for visitors to use. The rink offers several birthday party packages that includes admission to the rink, skate rentals, and a meal.
93% 15 votes
1100 Canal Street, Ottawa, IL MoreLess Info
The history of both the Ottawa region and the Boy Scouts of America is the focus of the Ottawa Historical and Scouting Heritage Museum, which also offers special lectures and on-site events. Several nature trails run through the grounds adjacent to the museum for walking as well.
The Ottawa Scouting Museum focuses on the history of both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in the area. It maintains permanent exhibits, and hosts rotating exhibits showcasing different aspects of scouting through the years.
The Kenosha Ice Arena is an indoor ice skating facility that offers youth travel hockey teams, open hockey sessions, open free skating sessions, and hockey equipment rentals. The facility also has an electronic scoreboard and bleachers.